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Scott Walker taps Obenshain to lead presidential campaign in Virginia

Aug 07, 2015 - Washington Post Blogs
Board and Executive Moves

RICHMOND - State Sen. Mark D. Obenshain will serve as chairman of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's presidential campaign in Virginia, the campaign will announce Friday.

The notice comes the day after Walker appeared on stage in Cleveland with nine other White House hopefuls at the first GOP debate.

The early rollout of supporters seven months ahead of Virginia's March 1 primary is more evidence of the outsize role the swing state will play in the 2016 election.

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